Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: An Important Concern in Post-tsunami Crisis

Joob, Beuy; Wiwanitkit, Viroj
January 2013
Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p109
Academic Journal
The article discusses the issue over the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms in post-tsunami crisis. It notes that there is an association of pre-disaster, within-disaster, and post-disaster factors with PTSD. It cites that about 17% of tsunami survivors are reported to manifest with the symptoms, such as bad dream with insomnia, palpitations and hydrophobia.


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